While it's not officially earnings seasons yet, we had a couple giants of technology report last quarter's results on Friday. Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) surprised with outstanding results, while Research In Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) struggles under a deluge of Androids and iPhones.

In this video, Fool.com analyst Eric Bleeker says he's been wrong about Oracle's move into hardware through its acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Yes, Oracle has been losing market share, but at this stage in the game, it looks like their re-positioning to higher-margin offerings and "fat trimming" at Sun Microsystems has been successful. We'll see if there's any long-term blow back for the share loss, but as of now, the company looks to have another successful acquisition on its hands.

Of course, being Oracle, the company's earnings release and conference call had to rub some salt in competitor's wounds. We saw some continued chest thumping around Oracle mopping the floor with SAP (NYSE: SAP) in application sales, and CEO Larry Ellison made sure to highlight some major wins against IBM (NYSE: IBM), especially in the data warehousing segment, where Oracle's been making significant investments.

On the loser side of earnings, Bleeker says Research In Motion's earnings were less than inspiring. It's no secret what's ailing the BlackBerry maker: in two words, Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Google (Nasdaq: GOOG). The company has pitched its fortunes on expanding into the consumer market, which has been very successful, but their high-end offerings like the Storm haven't been competitive with the technology Apple and Google are rolling out.

On the business user side, we've seen reports the company is losing its iron grip. AT&T says 4 out of 10 iPhone sales are to business users. It's not as if RIM is in danger of going extinct tomorrow, but with lower satisfaction scores that indicate consumers are more likely to switch to either Android or the iPhone on their next purchase, the growth story looks to be fizzling out.

To hear Bleeker's full thoughts on Oracle and Research In Motion's earnings, click on the video below:

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